Lang, Michael A. and Alf. O. Brubakk. (eds.) 2009. Proceedings of The Future of Diving: 100 Years of Haldane and Beyond. Norway, 286 pp.

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FOREWORD by David H. Elliott vii  
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS by Michael A. Lang and Alf O. Brubakk ix
Introductory Remarks Alf O. Brubakk 1
Welcoming Remarks Stig A. Slørdahl 3
J. S. Haldane, the First Environmental Physiologist Alf O. Brubakk and Michael A. Lang 5
Environmental Physiology of the Future Richard E. Moon 11
An Introduction to Clinical Aspects of Decompression Illness (DCI) Costantino Balestra 17
Haldane Still Rules! David J. Doolette 29
Biochemical Approach to Decompression Susan R. Kayar 33
Exercise and Decompression Russell S. Richardson 41
Diving Medicine and the Cellular Stress Response George A. Perdrizet 47
Individual Risk of Decompression Sickness: Possible Effects of Genomic or Epigenomic Variation Altering Gene Expression Andreas Møllerløkken andIngrid Eftedal 53

Inducing HSP for Protection against DCS: Heat Exposure before Diving Reduces Bubble Formation in Man Jean-Eric Blatteau, Emmanuel Gempp, Jean-Michel Pontier, Costantino Balestra, Tony Mets, and Peter Germonpré

Lack of Signs of Brain Injury in Rats on MRI after Decompression Marianne B. Havnes, Marius Widerøe, Marte Thuen, Andreas Møllerløkken, and Alf O. Brubakk 65
Exercise, Endothelium, and Diving Physiology Željko Dujic 71
Animal Experiments for Evaluating Decompression: Development of the Modern Submarine Escape Method Mikael Gennser 77
Ultrasound for Evaluating Decompression Olav S. Eftedal 83
Current Trends in Ultrasound Imaging Technology, SURF Imaging, and Decompression Induced Microbubbles Lasse Løvstakken, Andreas Møllerløkken, and Svein-Erik Måsøy 87
The Future of Dive Computers Michael A. Lang and Sergio Angelini 91
Discussion: Decompression Physiology and Methodology 101
Breeding Diving Scientists: Cloning, Spawning, or Cultivation? Øyvind Ellingsen 109
National Centre for Hyperbaric and Diving Medicine Marit Grønning 111
Baromedical and Environmental Physiology Group (BAREN) Alf O. Brubakk 113
Physiopathology of Decompression (PHYPODE) Network Francois Guerrero, Jacek Kot, Peter Germonpré, Jean-Michel Pontier, Alessandro Marroni, Adel Taher, Frans Cronje, Bernard Gardette, D. Nicola, and Costantino Balestra 117
International Cooperation in Diving Research Matthew Swiergosz 119
Discussion: Diving Researcher Recruitment 123
How Do Marine Mammals Avoid DCS? Andreas Fahlman 129
Does Diving Destroy the Brain? Stephen Daniels 137
Effects of Diving on the Lung Einar Thorsen 145
The Limits of Breath-Hold Diving Peter Lindholm 147
Parameters of Extreme Environment Diving Michael A. Lang 153
Creativity and Improvisation As Phenomena and Acting Potential in Different Contexts Bjørn Alterhaug 161
Discussion: Environmental Physiology and Strategies for the Next 100 Years 171
APPENDIX A: The Prevention of Compressed-Air Illness (1908) 175
APPENDIX B: Syposium Speakers 281
APPENDIX C: Symposium Participants 285